Subrogation Specialist at Erie Insurance

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Erie, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

Division or Field Office:

Claims Division
Department of Position: Corporate Claims Department
Work from:
Home (within ERIE footprint)

At Erie Insurance, you're not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you're also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies. Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia. To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.

Position Summary

Within designated authority, assumes responsibility for the collection of moniesowed to the company by insurance companies and individuals as a result of a right of subrogation, or for filing as Applicant Respondent and/or Respondent Counter Applicant in arbitration. Individual may specialize in either subrogation or arbitration.


  • This position will handle small property subrogation claims (including, but not limited to, auto vehicle fire losses, product defect and installation claims with resulting water damages and damages to the insured property from an automobile)
  • Individuals that prefer to work within a team environment are ideal, as selected individual will work closely with other team members
  • Individual will work from home within the ERIE footprint

Duties and Responsibilities

Reviews and evaluates assigned disputed auto liability, small property claims and small workers' compensation claims. Reviews claims files for possible subrogation and determines appropriate action. Refers questionable claims for further investigation or maintains diary on referred files.

Negotiates settlements with other insurance companies, attorneys or directly with the claimant as appropriate.

Prepares and handles claims for inter-company arbitration or for collection through legal proceedings.

Responds to questions from and advises claims adjusters as necessary regarding handling of subrogation claims and coordinates with supervisor. Updates Policyholders, Agents and other company personnel as appropriate.

Documents claim files and prepares files for lawsuits as necessary. Makes recommendations regarding litigation and assists defense counsel with trial preparation for litigated claims involving subrogation. Attends depositions mediations, pretrial, settlement conferences and hearings as required.

Coordinates legal proceedings with assigned subrogation attorneys. Follows up on activities and ensures established deadlines are met. Establishes theories of liability to be used in the course of recoveries on disputed liability claims.

Maintains a list of experts including their specialty, fees, and contact information. Maintains a list of subrogation attorneys including their specialty, fees, and contact information.

Provides guidance to field personnel with regard to complex subrogation investigations.

Complies fully with subrogation workflow.

Competencies

Oral Communication

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED required. Two years of insurance experience required. Previous experience working with liability and/or subrogation claims preferred. Successful completion ofaccredited insurance-related courses,preferred. Certified Subrogation Recovery Professional designation preferred. Appropriate license as required by state.

Physical Requirements

Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Occasional (
Driving; Rarely

Pushing/Pulling; Occasional (
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Often (20-50%)

Climbing; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie





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